Daryl talks to George Quraishi of Howler magazine about the USMNT's style of play, the Columbus Crew situation, and how the president of US Soccer is elected. You can subscribe to Howler magazine via http://fifa.wtf/gethowler and, if I heard George correctly, you can use discount code "TSS2" to get 20% off for the next week or so.
Bob Kellett from the 5MTKO podcast joins us to preview the Portland Timbers' 2014 Major League Soccer season. This is the third episode of our MLS 2014 Preview Podcast Series. We'll be publishing a new show focusing on a different MLS team every day until kick off.
Eric Wynalda sits down (it was over the phone, but we assume he was sitting down) to discuss his candidacy for the US Soccer Federation Presidency. Topics include... What running for office has meant for his personal/professional life, the problems he's identified in the current American soccer landscape, and how he plans to fix them. And, of course, it wouldn't be an interview with Eric Wynalda without a few bombshells, and I'd say there are definitely more than a couple in this show. Today's episode is sponsored by RX Bar, makers of delicious protein bars that feature 100% whole ingredients. For 25% off, go to http://rxbar.com/soccer and enter promo code "soccer" JOIN THE SCOUTING NETWORK! https://www.totalsoccershow.com/join BUY OUR STUFF! https://www.totalsoccershow.com/merch
In a new series, we offer up explanations of common but confusing soccer terminology. The phrases we explain on today's show (with timestamps) ... 2:27 Derby (why is it called that and what does it mean?) 7:03 The Numbers (e.g., what is a #6 and a #8 and so on) 16:40 False 9 19:22 Today's show is sponsored by Audible! Visit http://audible.com/trynow for a free audiobook 20:57 Double Pivot 24:25 Inverted Winger 27:50 Empty Bucket 30:10 The Mixer If you like this show, please share it with a friend. If you don't like this show, please share it with an enemy. Got soccer phrases you want to know about? Here's the Google form where we're collecting suggestions for Soccer Terminology 202: https://t.co/JqkEPyhUiz
Daryl talks to Will Parchman of Top Drawer Soccer and MLSSoccer about the U17s narrow loss to Mexico and the upcoming World Cup. Topics include: What next for Andrew Carleton, Josh Sargent and co.? What does a successful U17 World Cup look like? How are American coaches encouraging youth players to express themselves? What is Jurgen Klinsmann's long-term impact on US youth soccer? Gedion Zelalem, Josh Perez, Cameron Carter-Vickers, Weston McKennie —who will be part of the US U20 World Cup squad? ––Find more from Will at these links: TDS: http://www.topdrawersoccer.com/the91stminute/author/wparchman/ MLS: https://www.mlssoccer.com/post/2017/05/08/parchman-time-wake-mls-greatness-our-midst-dallas @WillParchman: https://twitter.com/WillParchman ––Support TSS at these links: Take a voluntary subscription: http://totalsoccershow.com/subscribe Buy a TSS scarf or tee: http://totalsoccershow.com/shop
On the newest episode of The Total Soccer Show, we preview the USA's impending match with Paraguay. and recap Thursday night's Copa America action! Chicharito's perpetual movement, Venezuela's blast from distance, and Luis Suarez's fury all merit discussion.
Daryl talks to Ted Knutson of Stats Bomb about Ted's career in soccer analytics, which stats media and fans should ignore and which they should pay more attention to, and also a full explanation of Expected Goals. Find more of Ted's work at http://StatsBomb.com Today's show is sponsored by Blue Apron (yep, new sponsor!). Use code "TSS" at http://BlueApron.com to get your first three meals free.
Full reviews (and then some) of both of today's Runs of 16 games. Here are your timestamps: 00:00 — France vs Argentina 31:45 — Portugal v Uruguay 53:45 — Previewing Spain v Russia, Croatia v Denmark Today's show is sponsored by LIVERPOOL JEANS — premium quality jeans at non-premium prices. These are men's jeans with just a little bit of stretch making them both stylish and comfortable. Visit http://liverpooljeans.com and use code "TSS" at checkout for a full 20% off. Today's show is sponsored by Grip6 belts. If you're bored of your regular old belt, Grip6 is made made in the USA and is ultra-lightweight, secure, low profile and guaranteed to last forever. Use code "TSS" for 15% off at http://grip6.com
0:00 - Recapping Toronto's 2-1 victory over the Red Bulls in the first leg of their Eastern Conference Final. 23:57 - Today's show is sponsored by Blue Apron. Go to http://blueapron.com/TSS to get $30 off your first order, plus free shipping. 27:07 - Answering your listener questions, including... Why a USMNT-less World Cup will still be exciting, what your boots say about you (according to Taylor), and more! 55:28 - Updating the TSS Scouting Network
Today, we answer four really good listener questions: 1:35 How do political divisions in English society intersect with Premier League teams? 8:58 Do loan moves work for young players? 18:45 What language do players and coaches speak to each other? 24:29 How do I pick my best position? 29:45 Today's episode was sponsored by FUTCHI, makers of the FUTCHI Rebounder. Here's our YouTube video, detailing the 10 things we learned playing FUTCHI: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sGyqH6EVUec 35:00 Scouting reports, including Alen Halilovic, Haji Wright, Martin Odegaard and more.
We offer a full breakdown of Barcelona's epic Champions League comeback — tactics, goals, heroes, villains, legends and more. Today's show is sponsored by FUTCHI. Buy yours at http://www.playfutchi.com and use discount code "TSS2017" for a Barcelona-worthy discount.